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Mike Jackson



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Mike Jackson is a corporate finance partner and head of our Birmingham office. Having been in house at BGF and blue chip corporates AstraZeneca and QinetiQ advising on divestment strategy, Mike is passionate about understanding what drives clients commercially to better support their approach to transactions and deliver the right commercially minded advice.

Mike has extensive experience advising on tech and tech-enabled corporates, institutional investors and high-growth tech companies on M&A and growth capital. Mike advises a number of institutional private equity and growth capital investors and is focussed on supporting high growth business with their plans and ultimately to exit.

Mike’s recent experience includes:

  • Advised the shareholders of Tisski, a Microsoft Business applications partner focussing on Public Sector cloud solutions, on their sale to private equity backed Node4.
  • Advised Obsequio Group on a minority investment by Beech Tree Private Equity and its subsequent buy and build strategy.
  • Advised NTT Data on its strategic acquisition of Sapphire’s US, UK and international operations to further its goal to become a premier provider in the SAP SI market for major clients, both in the UK and US.
  • Advised management shareholders and minority investor Mobeus on the sale of Biosite Systems, a leader in biometric access control and software solutions for the UK construction industry on its disposal to Assa Abloy Group.
  • Advising multiple tech entrepreneurs in relation to private equity and VC fund raising rounds.

Featured experience

CDS Group acquires Complete Detection Systems

Advised CDS Group Holdings on the acquisition of Complete Detection Systems Limited for an undisclosed consideration.

Sale of TCL to idverde Group

Advised BGF and the shareholders of long-standing client TCL Group on the sale of the TCL business to idverde Group.

Cross border restructuring

Advising an international corporate on one of the largest cross- border restructuring exercises ever undertaken under The Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007.

FinTech and broader technologies

Advising a number of start-up businesses in the FinTech and broader technologies sector on early stage fundraising.